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Case Name Blanchard v. Wyoming Department of Corrections PC-WY-0008
Docket / Court 1:17-cv-00124-SWS ( D. Wyo. )
Additional Docket(s) 18-8020  [ 18-8020 ]  Federal Court of Appeals
State/Territory Wyoming
Case Type(s) Prison Conditions
Attorney Organization ACLU National (all projects)
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Affected Gender
Constitutional Clause
Equal Protection
Content of Injunction
Preliminary relief denied
Gender identity
Conditions of confinement
Disciplinary procedures
Totality of conditions
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1983
Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2201
Defendant(s) Wyoming
Wyoming Women's Center
Plaintiff Description A woman sentenced to 6-10 years in prison and eligible for Wyoming's boot camp program
Indexed Lawyer Organizations ACLU National (all projects)
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted No
Prevailing Party Defendant
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief None yet
Source of Relief None yet
Case Ongoing Yes
Additional Resources
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  Wyoming’s Boot Camp Program for Young, First-Time Offenders Openly Discriminates Against Women in Favor of Men
Date: Jul. 26, 2017
By: Stephan Pevar (ACLU)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  Civil Rights Injunctions Over Time: A Case Study of Jail and Prison Court Orders
N.Y.U. Law Review
Date: May 2006
By: Margo Schlanger (Washington University Faculty)
Citation: 81 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 550 (2006)
[ Detail ] [ PDF ] [ External Link ]

  Judicial Policy Making and the Modern State: How the Courts Reformed America's Prisons
Date: Jan. 1, 1998
By: Malcolm M. Feeley & Edward Rubin (UC Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law & Vanderbilt School of Law Faculty Faculty)
Citation: (1998)
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1:17-cv-00124-SWS (D. Wyo.)
PC-WY-0008-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/28/2018
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint [ECF# 1]
PC-WY-0008-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/18/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
First Amended Complaint [ECF# 43]
PC-WY-0008-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/19/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Denying Motion for Preliminary Injunction [ECF# 57] (D. Wyo.)
PC-WY-0008-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/09/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Denying Plaintiff's Motion for Class Certification [ECF# 58] (D. Wyo.)
PC-WY-0008-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/13/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Denying Motion to Dismiss [ECF# 64] (D. Wyo.)
PC-WY-0008-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/03/2018
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Granting Defendants' Motion to Dismiss Plaintiff's First Amended Complaint and Denying Plaintiff's Motion for Reconsideration [ECF# 82] (D. Wyo.)
PC-WY-0008-0006.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/20/2018
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Skavdahl, Scott Wesley (D. Wyo.)
PC-WY-0008-0003 | PC-WY-0008-0004 | PC-WY-0008-0005 | PC-WY-0008-0006 | PC-WY-0008-9000
Plaintiff's Lawyers Crank Bramlet, Marci Anne (Wyoming)
Pevar, Stephen L. (Connecticut)
PC-WY-0008-0001 | PC-WY-0008-0002 | PC-WY-0008-9000
Robinson, John H (Wyoming)
PC-WY-0008-0001 | PC-WY-0008-0002 | PC-WY-0008-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Berkness, Rachel M (Wyoming)
Daraie, Justin Ashkhan (Wyoming)
White, Daniel E (Wyoming)

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